Pop Culture + Politics = Hollywood in the Hamptons

Pop Culture + Politics = Hollywood in the Hamptons

Icons from Hollywood and Washington get together to size up the political environment

East Hampton, NY (July 17, 2007) – The Creative Coalition and the brightest minds in politics are coming together for what will be a rare and lively discussion on the impact of pop culture on the 2008 presidential race at the Hollywood in the Hamptons Brunch and Dialogue Event to be held on Sunday, July 29, 2007.

This event is hosted by actor Kerry Washington and moderated by Lawrence O’Donnell Jr.   The event will be held at the East Hampton home of Jaci andMorris L. Reid.

As the nonprofit, nonpartisan public advocacy arm of the arts and entertainment industry, The Creative Coalition works to mobilize and educate the arts community on issues of national importance with special focus on First Amendment rights, public education, media literacy and arts advocacy.

The event will bring together some of the nation’s most strategic political thoughts leaders to help dissect the issues in what is considered to be the most important presidential race in years.


WHAT:  The 2007 Creative Coalition Hollywood in the Hamptons Brunch and Dialogue Event

WHO:  Hosted by actor Kerry Washington (I think I Love My Wife, The Last King of Scotland, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Ray), and moderated by political punditLawrence O’Donnell Jr. (The West Wing, Big Love, The McLaughlin Group)

WHERE:         The Home of Jaci and Morris L. Reid

                       East Hampton, New York

WHEN:            Sunday, July 29, 2007, 12:00 noon

For reservations, please click here.  All press must be credentialed in advance.  Please contact Ken Ericson for press credentialing:  ken@westinrinehart.com .

About The Creative Coalition (www.thecreativecoalition.org) 

The Creative Coalition is the leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan social and public advocacy organization of the arts and entertainment community.  Founded in 1989 by prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating its members on issues of public importance, primarily the First Amendment, public education and arts advocacy.  Headquartered in New York City, The Creative Coalition also has offices in Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and San Francisco.  The Creative Coalition does not endorse or raise funds for political parties or candidates.  For more information, please visitwww.thecreativecoalition.org



July 17, 2007


Ken Ericson, 202.466.1396, ken@westinrinehart.com

Sonja Olson, 202.466.3050, sonja@westinrinehart.com